• Bayelsa State Governor Dickson appoints school principal perm sec

    Bayelsa State Governor Dickson appoints school principal perm sec

    It was gathered that the Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson has appointed a secondary school principal, as a permanent secretary in the state.

    The principal, Mr. Egbe Gibson Ockiya, was among four permanent secretaries inaugurated by the Governor on Wednesday, a Government House statement said on Thursday.

    Apart from Ockiya, the other newly-appointed permanent secretaries were Dr. Evelyn Adombazi Tawari, Dr. Zuoboemi Agadah and Mr. Ikobho Howells.

    Dickson said the appointment of Ockiya was the first time a school principal was being made […]

  • Military appoints new commander, Apochi Suleiman for Operation Against Niger Delta militancy

    Military appoints new commander, Apochi Suleiman for Operation Against Niger Delta militancy

    According to reports, the military has appointed Real Admiral Apochi Suleiman as the new commander for Operation Delta Safe, set up to fight militancy in the Niger Delta region.

    This is contained in a statement signed by Col. Kingsley Umoh, on behalf of the Acting Director, Defence Information, which explained that the change became necessary in order to inject new capability to contain the prevailing security threats and provide much needed stability in the region.

    Before his latest appointment which takes immediate […]

  • Obaseki appoints new CJ as Edo assembly suspends member

    Obaseki appoints new CJ as Edo assembly suspends member

    Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has appointed Justice Esther Ikponmwen as the new Chief Judge of the state.

    Obaseki, in a request sent to the state House of Assembly, explained that Justice Ikponmwen’s appointment followed a recommendation by the National Judiciary Council.

    When confirm by the lawmakers, Ikponmwen would replace the current chief judge, Justice Cromwell Idahosa, who is said to be due for retirement.

    The governor’s letter was referred to the House Standing Committee on Judiciary to present its report for consideration […]

  • Governor Ambode appoints DIG Ajao Head Lagos Neighbourhood Safety Corps

    Governor Ambode appoints DIG Ajao Head Lagos Neighbourhood Safety Corps

    Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, on Tuesday constituted the Board of the Neighbourhood Safety Agency, in line with his quest to further strengthen the security of the State and safeguard its local communities.

    Consequently, the Governor approved the appointment of DIG Israel Ajao (Rtd), a former Commissioner of Police in Lagos and Ogun and DIG Criminal Investigation, as Chairman of the Board.

    In a statement signed by the State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Adeniji Kazeem, the Governor also […]

  • Obaseki appoints ex-campaign DG as SSG

    Obaseki appoints ex-campaign DG as SSG

    Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has appointed the Director-General of his campaign organisation, Osarodion Ogie, as the new Secretary to the State Government.

    This was Governor Obaseki’s first official appointment since he was inaugurated last Saturday.

    ‎Ogie, who was the immediate past Commissioner for Works, was also sworn in by Governor Obaseki on Monday at the Government House, in Benin, the state

  • Governor Masari appoints new GM for Katsina State Radio

    Governor Masari appoints new GM for Katsina State Radio

    Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State has approved the appointment of Alhaji Sani Bala Kabomo as the new General-Manager of the Katsina State Radio.

    This is contained in a statement issued by the Senior Special Assistant to the governor on Media, Mr Abdu Labaran, in Katsina on Saturday.

    Until his new appointment, Kabomo was a Director at the state radio.

    He is also the Chief Press Secretary to the Secretary to the State Government, Alhaji Lawal Abbas.

    It stated that the appointee succeeds Alhaji […]

  • Oshiomhole appoints four new Permanent Secretaries

    Oshiomhole appoints four new Permanent Secretaries

    Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State has appointed four new Permanent-Secretaries in the State.

    Those appointed are Anthony Okungbowa, Ministry of Justice; Kadiri Bashiru, Secretary, Nigeria Labour Congress; Y.A. Imoudu, Chairman, Association of Secondary School Principals; and Obosamwinye Obazee, Headmistress.

    The swearing-in of the new appointees will hold on Friday (today) at 2pm at the old Exco Chambers, Government House, Benin City.

    Invited guests are advised to be seated by 1:30pm,

  • Gombe Governor Dankwambo appoints 229 special assistants

    Gombe Governor Dankwambo appoints 229 special assistants

    Gombe State Governor, Alhaji Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo, has approved the appointment of 229 people as his Special Assistants (SAs).

    A letter by the Acting Secretary to the State Government, Mr. James Pisagih, said the appointment of the new special assistants took effect from the day they resumed duty.

    The new SAs, who are categorized into SA I, II, III and IV, were announced without any specific portfolio or assignment.

    Those who served as SA I during the governor’s first tenure collected N80,000 as […]

  • President Buhari appoints Walter Onnoghen as acting Chief Justice of Nigeria

    President Buhari appoints Walter Onnoghen as acting Chief Justice of Nigeria

    The uncertainty surrounding succession to the office of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) has persisted even as the Presidency said Wednesday that an acting CJN would be sworn in today by President Muhammadu Buhari.

    The president’s failure to appoint a replacement for Justice Mahmud Mohammed, whose tenure lapsed 12 midnight Wednesday, had threatened to create a leadership vacuum in the judiciary.

    But the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Malam Shehu Garba, said Wednesday that there was […]

  • Governor Aregbesola appoints Labode Popoola as UNIOSUN VC

    Governor Aregbesola appoints Labode Popoola as UNIOSUN VC

    It was gathered that the Visitor to the Osun State University and Governor of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, has approved the appointment of Prof Labode Popoola as the new Vice Chancellor of the University.

    The appointment follows the recommendation by the Council of the institution which was signed and forwarded to the Visitor by the Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of the Council, Yusuf Ali (SAN), after considering the report of the Selection Board.

    In a release signed by the Director, Bureau of Communication, […]

  • NIMASA Appoints Consultant To Shore Up Dwindling Revenue

    NIMASA Appoints Consultant To Shore Up Dwindling Revenue

    In a bid to shore up its revenue amidst the  nation’s dwindling economy, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has appointed Snecou Financial Services Company Limited to assist in revenue generation.

    In a statement by the head, corporate communications of the agency, Hajia Lami Tumaka, the contract which also has the company serving as a recovery agent for debts owed the agency is for a period of two years in the first instance with an option for renewal.

    The statement […]